Precautionary Paralysis

Abstract
A brief examination of the self-negating quality of the precautionary principle within the context of environmental ethics, and its consequent failure, as an ethical guide, to justify large-scale regulation of atmospheric cabon dioxide emissions.
Keywords environmental ethics  precautionary principle  anthropogenic global warming  climate change
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